Obama White House becomes first to speak Spanish during press briefing

The White House made history Monday when Dan Restrepo, the White House’s senior adviser on Latin America, addressed the Hispanic-media in Spanish during a press briefing on America’s loosening of travel and remittance restrictions on citizens with family in Cuba. Restrepo is believed to be the first person to speak Spanish during a White House briefing. One PR pros said this move speaks to “the issue of reaching your audience where you are, in whatever language they require. The market …

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